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Navy successfully test-fires surface-to-air missile from INS Vikramaditya

Indian Navy has successfully conducted the maiden trial firing of newly installed surface-to-air Barak missile system from its aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. A Navy official said in New Delhi that during the firing carried out in the Arabian Sea, the missile was fired against a live low flying high speed target. He said the target … Continue reading Navy successfully test-fires surface-to-air missile from INS Vikramaditya

All-women crew of Indian Navy to circumnavigate world

An all-women crew of the Indian Navy is to circumnavigate the world in a small boat from August this year. Known as Navika Sagar Parikrama project, the six members will cover the distance of 20,730 nautical miles over a period of eight months. The main objective of the adventure is to promote ocean sailing at … Continue reading All-women crew of Indian Navy to circumnavigate world

PM Modi asks MPs to spread awareness about BHIM app

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked party MPs to spread awareness about the BHIM app, a digital payment application, and the benefits of the GST at the grass roots level through Gram Panchayats. He also referred to the roadmap for the development at BJP’s Parliamentary Party meeting in New Delhi today. Quoting Prime Minister, … Continue reading PM Modi asks MPs to spread awareness about BHIM app

PM Modi calls on President

AMN /New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. “PM @narendramodi met President Pranab Mukherjee today. @RashtrapatiBhvn,” said a tweet from Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) twitter handle. The meeting has been described as a courtesy call, sources said. This is the first meeting between the two since … Continue reading PM Modi calls on President

Major Rohit Suri awarded Kirti Chakra for surgical strikes

Our Correspondent /New Delhi Major Rohit Suri, who led the surgical strikes against terror pads in PoK in September 2016, was awarded Kirti Chakra by President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhawan. The citation for the Parachute Regiment officer said he executed the task flawlessly and killed four terrorists in close-quarter combat. … Continue reading Major Rohit Suri awarded Kirti Chakra for surgical strikes

PM salutes Nari Shakti on Women’s Day

AMN / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today salute the spirit of ‘Nari Shakti’ on International Women’s Day. In a statement here, Prime Minister said, “Saluting the indomitable spirit, determination and dedication of Nari Shakti on International Women’s Day”. He further said, Centre’s various initiatives seek to facilitate economic empowerment, self-reliance and social equality … Continue reading PM salutes Nari Shakti on Women’s Day

PM dedicates Petrochemical complex of ONGC to the nation

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated the Petrochemical complex of ONGC to the nation at Dehej in Gujarat. The plant set up with 27,000 crore rupees investment will have world class facilities of Polymer production. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said, the petrochemical sector was growing at a faster pace and has immense … Continue reading PM dedicates Petrochemical complex of ONGC to the nation

Govt committed to provide equal opportunities to women: Venkaiah Naidu

Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has said that women empowerment, emancipation and equality were the three critical factors defining the role of women in Nation’s Development. He said, government stood committed in providing equal rights and opportunities for women and girl through multiple initiatives. He also expressed concern over the stereotypical portrayal of … Continue reading Govt committed to provide equal opportunities to women: Venkaiah Naidu

Sudeep Lakhtakia to hold additional charge as DG CRPF

New Delhi / (AMN) Union Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to give additional charge of Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to Sudeep Lakhtakia. He is presently serving as Additional DG, CRPF. The decision has been taken by the Ministry after K Durga Prasad (IPS) retired today as DG CRPF. Mr Lakhtakia … Continue reading Sudeep Lakhtakia to hold additional charge as DG CRPF

Gopal Baglay is new spokesperson of MEA

AMN Gopal Baglay has been appointed as the new spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs. The 1992-batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service, Mr Baglay earlier headed the division of the MEA dealing with Pakistan. He has also served as the Deputy High Commissioner to Islamabad. Mr Baglay replaced Vikas Swarup, who was appointed … Continue reading Gopal Baglay is new spokesperson of MEA

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